Port O'Connor, Texas

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Population in 2010: 1,253.
Males: 679  (54.2%)
Females: 574  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77982.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,159
Port O'Connor:

$53,159
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,774

Port O'Connor CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,767
Port O'Connor:

$113,767
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $215,812; detached houses: $231,945; mobile homes: $116,072
March 2019 cost of living index in Port O'Connor: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.3%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Port O'Connor, TX (2010)
    • 93174.3%White alone
    • 28022.3%Hispanic
    • 161.3%Asian alone
    • 110.9%Black alone
    • 110.9%Two or more races
    • 40.3%American Indian alone

Races in Port O'Connor detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Port O'Connor, Texas as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port O'Connor is 1,077 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (25.1%), English (13.3%), Czech (2.9%), Italian (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

137 residents are foreign born (12.5% Latin America).

This place:

12.5%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,020 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,413 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Victoria, TX (43.9 miles , pop. 60,603).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Corpus Christi, TX (77.9 miles , pop. 277,454).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (109.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Port Lavaca, TX (4.2 miles ),
Point Comfort, TX (4.3 miles ),
Seadrift, TX (4.3 miles ),
Palacios, TX (4.6 miles ),
Kamey-Six Mile, TX (5.0 miles ),
Austwell, TX (5.2 miles),
La Ward, TX (5.3 miles),
Lolita, TX (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 28.45 N, Longitude: 96.41 W

Area code: 361

Distribution of median household income in Port O'Connor, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port O'Connor, TX in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%

Tornado activity:

Port O'Connor-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the Port O'Connor place center killed 4 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/5/1968, a category F3 tornado 29.5 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port O'Connor-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 438.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 380.3 miles away from Port O'Connor center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from Port O'Connor center
On 5/23/2007 at 19:09:15, a magnitude 5.6 (5.4 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 453.5 miles away from Port O'Connor center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports and heliports located in Port O'Connor:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port O'Connor:

  • University of Houston-Victoria (about 44 miles; Victoria, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,110)
  • Victoria College (about 44 miles; Victoria, TX; FT enrollment: 2,730)
  • Wharton County Junior College (about 64 miles; Wharton, TX; FT enrollment: 5,009)
  • Brazosport College (about 74 miles; Lake Jackson, TX; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi (about 76 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 9,092)
  • Del Mar College (about 78 miles; Corpus Christi, TX; FT enrollment: 5,213)
  • Coastal Bend College (about 83 miles; Beeville, TX; FT enrollment: 2,880)

Public elementary/middle school in Port O'Connor:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port O'Connor: Alligator Head Boat Sheds Marina (A), Port O'Connor Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Swamps: Live Oaks Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.1%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Port O'Connor:

Marital status in Port O'Connor, TX
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

For population 25 years and over in Port O'Connor:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Texas average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port O'Connor, TX (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,26726
Catholic3,1914
Mainline Protestant1,6128
Other8563
None9,455-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Calhoun County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Calhoun County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

12.34 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

10.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.7%
Texas:

15.7%

7.00% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Victoria County, TX  1.32% ($41,784 average AGI)
from Harris County, TX  0.67% ($51,327)
from Jackson County, TX  0.37% ($46,414)


7.69% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,032 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Victoria County, TX  1.78% ($47,576 average AGI)
to Harris County, TX  0.73% ($50,719)
to Jackson County, TX  0.56% ($54,136)

Businesses in Port O'Connor, TX

  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port O'Connor:

  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTMR (1130 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EDNA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEYH (850 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGBT (1530 AM; 50 kW; HARLINGEN, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KENS (1160 AM; 25 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: KENS-TV, INC.)
  • DKFCC (1270 AM; 3 kW; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: CHAMELEON RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port O'Connor:

  • KMAT (105.1 FM; SEADRIFT, TX; Owner: WILLIAM E. CORDELL)
  • KITE (93.3 FM; PORT LAVACA, TX; Owner: VICTORIA RADIOWORKS, LTD.)
  • KXGJ (101.7 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIOX-FM (96.9 FM; EL CAMPO, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIXS (107.9 FM; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSQ (94.5 FM; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMKS (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, TX; Owner: SANDLIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Port O'Connor:

  • KVCT (Channel 19; VICTORIA, TX; Owner: SURTSEY PRODUCTIONS, INC.)

Port O'Connor fatal accident list:

May 5, 2009 10:42 PM, Sr-185, Lat: 28.436364, Lon: -96.432839, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Oct 29, 2006 01:12 AM, Sr-185, Lat: 28.441970, Lon: -96.420490, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.2mTotal length
  • 3,660Total average daily traffic
  • 694Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,120Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port O'Connor)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1170 Feet Sse Of Tx State Highway 185 & Lewis Rd. (Lat: 28.429167 Lon: -96.448583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 138 m, Call Sign: KPM713,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.437 MHz, 450.412 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2021, Certifier: William E Cordell, Registrant: Cordell Communications, Inc., 2802 Forest View, Richmond, TX 77046, Phone: (832) 330-3302, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 418 S. 16th St (Lat: 28.437944 Lon: -96.418694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KLJ271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2014, Expiration Date: 03/16/2024, Registrant: Fcca, 4045 Jockey Street, Charlton, NY 12019, Phone: (518) 399-6755, Fax: (518) 399-6755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port O'Connor, TX
  • 100.0%Electricity
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Port O'Connor compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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